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2009 MVPs NAMED

Posted Friday, November 27, 2009 by staff
At a team meeting held prior to Thanksgiving Break, members of the 2009 Aggie Football Team gathered to name their 2009 Team MVPS.  Senior quarterback Vinnie Gay was voted the top award as Team MVP in guiding the Aggies to their best record since 2004 at 5-6-0.  The Aggies lost two games during overtimes, as well during 2009.

Gay who was the top quarterback in passing efficiency in the NCAA DII Independents, accounted for 26 TDs in 2009, 24 passing and two rushing.  Gay produced 2358 yards of total offense while only throwing 10 interceptions.

The Defensive MVP award went to senior outside linebacker Saul Jimenez.  Jimenez accounted for 127 tackles in 2009 (65 as solo tackles).

Tim O'Neil was named as the top offensive lineman by his peers.  O'Neil led a resurgence in the Aggie offense that finished #1 nationally in red zone scoring efficiency and averaging 402.9 yards per game producing a 1,000 yard rusher and a 1,000 yard receiver in the process.

The Defensive Line MVP Award was captured by junior defensive tackle, William Turnbo.  The big Wesson, MS product accounted for 52 tackles in 2009, including 4 sacks,  10 tackles for 22 yards in losses and forced a fumble and had a pass interception.

The Special Teams MVP went to Willie Hall.  Hall accounted for 9 special team tackles on the year, but was responsible for containing opponent returners which led to several teammate tackles.  Hall also recovered a blooper kickoff that led to points vs. Texas College.
The Defensive Skill Player MVP for 2009 as selected by his teammates was Quinton Green, a sophomore.  Green recorded 54 tackles on the year while playing both corner and free safety.  He recorded 1interception as well and was also a key performer on special teams.

The Offensive Skill Player MVP selected by the players was Doug Williams, junior wide receiver.  Williams finished #6 nationally in receiving yards with 1175 yards on 74 catches and scored 17 TDs.

David Rotteveel, red-shirt freshman quarterback  was selected by his teammates as the MVP for the Offensive Scout team.  Rotteveel did an outstanding job of preparing the Aggie defense each week running their opponent's offense.  Redshirt freshman Bo Coleman, took the award for the Defensive Scout Team for 2009.  Coleman played equally effectively at both defensive line and linebacker while working against the Aggie offense.

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